This Interdisciplinary Digital Knowledge Economy Studies offered by University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg dissertation-only degree empowers its candidates to do intensive investigation into a particular component of the African ICT ecosystem and digital knowledge economy.
This degree is designed to meet the needs of policymakers, regulators, operators, communications managers in large and small organisations, user and consumer groups, NGOs, and others involved in or affected by ICT sector policy and regulation. The degree provides participants with an opportunity to improve their professional skills and/or refocus their expertise through:
- Expanding and updating their knowledge of ICT ecosystem and digital knowledge economy policy, regulation and practice
- Conducting intensive investigating a research problem and producing a full-length Master's dissertation
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesEconomics Econometrics Digital Communication View 17 other Masters in Econometrics in South Africa
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A Bachelor's degree with Honours, or post-graduate diploma or equivalent, achieved at a suitable level and preferably related to one of the following fields: information and communications technology (ICT), media studies, public policy, law, economics, regulation, development theory
- Evidence of research writing at Bachelor's or Bachelor's-with-Honours level
- At least three years' working experience in an appropriate field
- Satisfactory completion of Wits admissions tests measuring cognitive, arithmetic and general reasoning abilities.
International3261 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3261 USD per year during 12 months.
National3261 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3261 USD per year during 12 months.
R 46 330
Living costs for Johannesburg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.